ESS-352C23: ESS-352C23 Iron Age coin: silver unit of AGR (Trinovanties)

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-352C23

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A British Iron Age Eastern uninscribed silver unit of AGR and Cunobelin, c. AD 30-40. The coin is of the type ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 3005. It features the letters AGR on the obverse and reverse and can be related to ABC 2891 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 2069 with the same designs but the inscriptions CAM/CVN (for Cunobelin). This coin is registered as CCI 11.1069.

This is one of two coins of this type recorded on the PAS datbase, the other being ESS-A77FE5. Examples on the Celtic Coin Index include CCI-971368, CCI-971258, CCI-940881, CCI-900849 and CCI-20259.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 30
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 17th November 2010 - Monday 17th January 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 11.1069
Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: AGR
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 3005
Obverse description: AGR in wreath
Obverse inscription: AGR
Reverse description: Dog, advancing right, standing on snake, inscription below
Reverse inscription: AGR
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 3005

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Tendring District

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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